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Those inside the Nationals' promotional department must also really enjoy gardening.

Since the beginning of last year, the team has given away both a Jayson Werth garden gnome and a Jayson Werth Chia-Pet.  

Ben Revere will get his likeness plastered on a garden gnome later this season and on Tuesday night, the Nationals have given away a Bryce Harper Chia-Pet. 

While the final product looks fine, the process of getting there is something out of an Alfred Hitchcock film.

Step 1: This is not bad.

Step 2: OK. This escalated quickly.

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Step 3: Are those bugs? Those look like bugs.

https://twitter.com/DupontCircleDC/status/750473219707006976

Step 4: Nope nope nope nope nope

https://twitter.com/sweetweetin_/status/750692233259708417

Now, below is what the final product should look like.

We find it hard to believe that any actual Bryce Harper chia pet will end up looking this normal.

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